Originally posted on The Hockey Guys  |  Last updated 5/21/13
Photo courtesy of OHL Images By: Christian Roatis (@CRoatis)  In the next few weeks I’ll break down 5 potential draft targets for the Calgary Flames at each of the 3 spots they draft. Calgary Pick #6: Options: Pos. -  Name – Team – League – Height – Weight (Ranked in order of desirability) C Aleksander Barkov, Tappara, SM-liiga, 6’2, 205lbs C Elias Lindholm, Brynas, Elitserien, 6’0, 185lbs RW Valeri Nichushkin, Traktor Chelyabinsk, KHL, 6’3, 175lbs C Sean Monahan, Ottawa, OHL, 6’2, 195lbs D Darnell Nurse, Sault Ste. Marie, OHL, 6’5, 190lbs Aleksander Barkov: The chances of Barkov still being available at six is highly, if not extremely unlikely. He’s an elite blend of speed and skill all packaged into an NHL ready frame. He thinks the game at a world-class level and never neglects his defensive responsibilities. Described by many scouts as one of the greatest prospects to come out of Finland, Barkov played his entire draft eligible year in Finland’s top men’s league, the SM-Liiga
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